Families talk about their experiences rehearsing and performing together in Diane Partington's Studio of Classical Ballet Inc.'s annual performance of "The Nutcracker." Performances will be Dec. 16 and 17 at the Sarasota Opera House.
Tiffany TompkinsBradenton Herald
Families bond through ballet
Auditor talks about Manatee school finances
Drivers show support for increased pay among school workers
Davos founder hopes Trump gets better 'global perspective' from visit
Bradenton resident talks about his 'American Pickers' appearance
What you need to know about bank accounts
Sen. McConnell comments on shooting at Marshall County High School
Shooting at high school in Kentucky, one dead
Woman battling cancer is 'showered' with puppies
Strong earthquake hits Alaska's Kodiak Island, prompting tsunami warning
Knife- and pipe-wielding suspect is shot dead after trying to attack police
Low-pay workers took to the street Tuesday afternoon to spread the word about their fight to earn a meaningful pay raise from the School Board of Manatee County. Officials have offered a 10 cent increase, but the 1,000-member union of bus drivers, custodians, food workers and more would like to see their pay rate move closer to $15 an hour.
Bradenton resident Travis Palmer talks about his experience on American Pickers while living out of state. For Palmer, it was just one more experience out of a lifetime of rubbing elbows with celebrities. Bradenton Herald Mark Young
Klaus Schwab, founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, said he hopes President Donald Trump's planned visit to a gathering of world decision-makers and elites in Davos, Switzerland will "provide him even better with a global perspective."
A fatal school shooting occurred at Marshall County High School on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. At least one person was killed and seven people were taken to hospitals, some by helicopter. Police said a suspect was apprehended and the school was locked down.
Sen. Mitch McConnell while speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate reflected on the fatal shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky. McConnell said his staff in western Kentucky was at the school and in close contact with local officials.
Courtney Gessford, 28, of Sacramento, Calif., lived out a dream when she was "showered" with puppies from the Front Street Animal Shelter. Gessford, who has been battling cancer for three years, said she felt like she was “in a dream.” Her family thought this would be a great way to lift her spirits.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, initially prompting a tsunami warning. The warning has since been cancelled, but an advisory remains for part of the state.
Body cam footage shows moments when Albuquerque Police shot and killed Daniel Saavedra-Arreola, 24, who hid in a vacant apartment's closet and tried to attack them with a 3-inch knife and a metal pipe.
After the recent cold weather, nothing hit the spot Sunday like a couple hours on the beach on Bean Point, Anna Maria Island. Bean Point is on the north end of AMI, at the entrance to Tampa Bay. AMI is on the Gulf Coast of Florida, near Bradenton, Sarasota, Longboat Key, Tampa and St. Petersburg.
Five people are missing after an oil rig explosion in Oklahoma, according to officials. The explosion happened on Jan. 22 about 100 miles southeast of Tulsa. The drill site was being operated by Oklahoma-City based Red Mountain Energy.
On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending.
Southbound Ninth Street West between the Green Bridge and Manatee Avenue West was closed Monday afternoon after a crash involving as many as three vehicles. There did not appear to be serious injuries, but it was causing major headaches for motorists.